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Janny Wurts


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Janny Wurts was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

In the 1980s, she worked as an illustrator for role-playing game supplements for Mayfair Games.

Wurts has written numerous fantasy novels. Beyond writing, Wurts' award winning paintings have been showcased in exhibitions of imaginative artwork, among them a commemorative exhibition for NASA's 25th Anniversary; the Art of the Cosmos at Hayden Planetarium in New York; and two exhibits of fantasy art, at both the Delaware Art Museum and Canton Art Museum.

Wurts resides in Florida with her husband, artist Don Maitz.

Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction
 
Series
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Riftwar : The World On the Other Side (with Raymond E Feist)
1. Daughter of the Empire (1987)
2. Servant of the Empire (1989)
3. Mistress of the Empire (1989)
Empire trilogy (omnibus) (2018)
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Wars of Light and Shadow : Alliance of Light
1. Fugitive Prince (1996)
2. Grand Conspiracy (1999)
3. Peril's Gate (2001)
4. Traitor's Knot (2004)
5. Stormed Fortress (2007)
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Wars of Light and Shadow : Sword of the Canon
1. Initiate's Trial (2010)
2. Destiny's Conflict (2017)
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Anthologies containing stories by Janny Wurts
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Short stories
Triad (1998)


Janny Wurts recommends
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Eye of the Labyrinth (2003)
(Second Sons, book 2)
Jennifer Fallon
"[The Lion of Senet has] characters that grow, intrigue that deepens--a writer to watch in the future."
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The Labyrinth of Flame (2015)
(Shattered Sigil, book 3)
Courtney Schafer
"Best new author I've encountered in years!."
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The Ruin of Kings (2019)
(Godslayer Cycle, book 1)
Jenn Lyons
"The Ruin of Kings revs up with the glitz of a high-speed, multi-level video game, with extreme magic."
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An Illusion of Thieves (2019)
(Chimera , book 1)
Cate Glass
"Superb!."

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